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Bethune, John Elliot Drinkwater (1801–1851), administrator in India and educationist, elder son of Lieutenant-Colonel John Drinkwater, later Drinkwater Bethune (1762–1844), and his wife, Eleanor, daughter of Charles Congalton of Congalton, Edinburghshire, was born at Ealing, Middlesex. He was educated at Westminster School and ...

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Prendergast, Thomas (1807/8–1886), East India Company servant and writer on language learning, was the son of Sir Jeffrey Prendergast (1769–1856) and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Hew Dalrymple of Nunraw, East Lothian; they married in 1804. His father was born at Clonmel, was in the service of the ...

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Rusden, George William (1819–1903), educationist and civil servant in Australia, was born on 9 July 1819 at Leith Hill Place, near Dorking, the second son of the eleven children of the Revd George Keylock Rusden (1784–1859) and his wife, Anne, the only daughter of the ...

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Stewart, Frederick (1836–1889), educationist and colonial administrator, was born on 17 October 1836 at Rathen, near Fraserburgh, Scotland, the eldest of the three children of James Stewart (bap. 1810, d. 1896), a crofter and merchant tailor, and his wife, Jane (Jean) Stewart (...